Talks have resumed between industry leaders and Hungary's center-right government over a long-awaited film law, but insiders said chances of a breakthrough in negotiations are slim.
Moscow's 23rd Intl. Film Festival opened Thursday amid questions about the quality of the competition slate and continuing hostility from local journos, who have been the event's bitterest critics in…
The second Pathe Production Prize has been awarded, going to Ewan Kilgour's script "Feet Up," a black comedy about a murder on a Scottish island.
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Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Ray Lawrence's detective drama "Lantana," toplining Barbara Hershey, Geoffrey Rush and Anthony LaPaglia.
One of India's leading media barons/industrialists, Ramoji Rao, is expected to invest up to $100 million in joint ventures, co-productions and with U.S. film and TV companies.
Helkon Intl. Pictures (HIP) and sister company Helkon SK have teamed with international partners Tri-Pictures and Eagle Pictures to pay low against mid-six figures to acquire "Gene Pool" from…
The 47th Taormina Film Festival has unveiled a lineup featuring world and European premieres, and highlighted by a Vietnam double bill of Joel Schumacher's "Tigerland" and Francis Ford Coppola's…
Writer-actor Eugene Levy has been tapped to host the final gala at this year's Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, it was announced Wednesday.
"Cast Away" is drowning the homevid competition. The 20th Century Fox release generated an estimated $57 million in consumer spending on the video version last week, including a record $5.6 million…